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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1380252

Location

NUMBERS 1 TO 6 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 1-6, CHESHAM PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Aug-1971

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480049

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3203NE CHESHAM PLACE 577-1/49/138 (West side) 20/08/71 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive) and attached railings

GV II

Terraced houses. c1855. Stucco. Roof obscured by blocking course. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys over half basement. 3 windows each. All units originally conformed to a common type, a description of which follows. Elevation treated as full-height and nearly full-width segmental bay with a flat-arched entrance with overlight framed by a Tuscan aedicule to the right party wall. To the left 2 windows. All windows flat arched with projecting sills. Entablature band with projecting cornice below the blocking course. Nos 2, 3 and 6 have banded rustication to the ground floor. Floor-to-ceiling windows open onto a first-floor balcony enclosed by cast-iron railings and supported by cast-iron brackets. First- and second-floor windows to Nos 2, 3, and 6 have architraves; each first-floor window of No.2 has a floating cornice; first-floor windows of Nos 3 and 6 each have an entablature with a cornice supported by a pair of console brackets. The third-floor windows of No.2 have architraves. Elevation of No.1 has an extra window range to the right of the bay, in which is set a flat-arched entrance with sidelights to door and overlight; this is framed by Tuscan aedicule comparable to but wider than those found on Nos 2, 3, and 6; in addition centre window in bay to third floor is blocked, and there is a storey band between the second and third floors. All have 2 x 2 sashes of original design to second and third floors. Stacks to party walls. INTERIOR: not inspected. Railings to stairs and areas of all but Nos 4 and 5. The terrace has undergone so many alterations, particularly to Nos 4 & 5, that it is now hard to find a unit which has all the original features. The street was originally called Lyall Place. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-: 56X).





Listing NGR: TQ3283403613

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Carder, T - Title: Encyclopaedia of Brighton - Date: 1990 - Page References: 56x

National Grid Reference: TQ 32834 03613

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